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Valrie Grant, MSc, GISP A successful, award-winning entrepreneur and one of the Caribbean’s leading exponents of geospatial technologies and location sciences, Valrie Grant is the Managing Director of GeoTechVision, a knowledge services company she founded and built into a reliable and quality provider of a range of customized services and data-driven solutions to regional governments, NGOs and corporate  entities. With offices in Jamaica, Guyana and Florida, GeoTechVision’s service footprint spans several territories across the Caribbean, and the Company is now expanding into markets in North America, the Pacific and Europe. Since 2008, she has built GeoTechVision into a major player in the growing Geomatics and Geospatial services industry, earning along the way a litany of special recognitions and awards such as the :

Valrie is a lifelong learner, who is passionate about Technology and Entrepreneurship and relishes every opportunity to mentor women entrepreneurs and young people, and to be a voice for the Caribbean Geospatial industry in the international arena. She sits on several national, regional and international Boards and Committees such as the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC), serving as Co-Chair of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM): Americas Private Sector Network, a Technical Advisor of the UN-GGIM Americas, Caribbean Project. Valrie Grant holds a BSc. in Geology from the University of West Indies and a MSc. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the Environment from the Manchester Metropolitan University and post graduate certification in Business and Entrepreneurship; and notwithstanding a pressing schedule, is currently reading for an MBA.